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Saturday, November 6 • 10:30am - 11:30am
"Real" Casting

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Join us for a live streamed conversation with multi-Emmy award winning casting director- Executive Vice President, Casting & Talent | ITV America, Danielle Gervais. With more than a decade of experience developing and packaging talent for unscripted television, Gervais’s credits for ITV America include CBS’s Love Island, FOX’s Hell’s Kitchen and The Four, HISTORY’s Pawn Stars and Forged in Fire, and FYI’s Tiny House Nation, among many more. Gervais oversees the largest in house casting department in unscripted. Join us for this candid talk about her career path, her approach in finding the next big reality star and what you need to think about when packaging the next hit show. Guest will be joining via Zoom.

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Ed de Rivaz

SVP Development, Great Pacific Media
Ed has over a decade of broad experience developing and producing factual content in Canada and the United States. As an executive producer at History Channel US he developed original series and oversaw legacy shows including Ax Men, Doomsday: 10 Ways The World Will End, Milwaukee... Read More →

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Danielle Gervais

Executive Vice President, Casting & Talent, ITV America
Danielle Gervais is executive vice president of casting and talent at ITV America, servicing current series and development across the company’s six vertical production labels – ITV Entertainment, Leftfield Pictures, Sirens Media, Thinkfactory Media, High Noon Entertainment and... Read More →

Saturday November 6, 2021 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Asia Pacific Hall Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue